Re: multi-channel list/problems


Subject: Re: multi-channel list/problems
From: Chris DeLaurenti (chris@delaurenti.net)
Date: Wed Nov 17 2004 - 15:38:00 EST


>Part of the difficulty may be in how the music is composed.

Another solution is to create pieces that are not sweet-spot dependent. For my "N30: Live at the WTO Protest" piece I use a "primitive quad" a stereo pair in front (street sounds of the protest) and another discrete pair (censored and uncensored police transmissions) in the rear arranged in a square.

When advised beforehand, listeners can pick their mix. Another factor is seating; spacing the chairs adequately (often not the case in concert halls!) can subtly encourage listeners to orient their ears.

Chris

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